Disney ABC Television Group Senior Counsel - Labor Relations in Burbank, California

At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills…

Disney/ABC Television Group seeks an attorney to join its Labor Relations Department in Burbank. This department provides labor relations services for ABC Studios and other related production companies, ABC Network, ABC/Disney Cable Networks, Owned Television Stations, Disney Television Animation regarding dramatic, non-dramatic, new and traditional media productions and distribution.

Responsibilities : Primary responsibilities include collective bargaining negotiations, contract administration and grievance arbitration. Successful candidate must also be able to provide strategic counsel to business units, including the labor relations implications of business initiatives in a fast-paced transactional environment.

Basic Qualifications :

The successful candidate should be admitted to practice law (California Bar preferred) with at least five years of experience in the field of labor law / labor relations, preferably in the entertainment industry. The position requires the ability to develop close, positive working relationships with clients and colleagues, including all levels of management, unions and guilds, strong interpersonal skills, forceful advocacy, demonstrated written and oral communication skills, a team orientation, the ability to work independently and manage competing priorities, yet seek guidance when appropriate.

Required Education :

  • JD required

Job ID: 620187BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.